Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-1985

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1908-02-29
Death 1985-03-08
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Author, explorer; expeditions to Mexico, 1931-1933; Ecuador, Upper Amazon, Galapagos Islands, 1934-1936; Honduras, Mosquito Coast, Guatemala, 1937-1938: Northern Panama, 1940; Colombia, Amazon, Peru, 1947-1948; West Indies, 1949-1950; Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, 1953; director Inca Highway Expedition for American Geographic Society, 1953-1955; dir. Roman roads expedition, North Africa, Jordania, Italy, 1962-1965; author of 48 books.

From the guide to the Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen papers, 1932-1954, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Victor Wolfgang von Hagen (1908-1985) was an American writer, archeologist, and explorer, who devoted much of his life to studying and writing about the pre-Columbian civilizations of Central and South America.

From the description of Victor Wolfgang von Hagen papers, 1935-1983 (bulk 1940-1960). (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 503178373

Author of works on South and Central American exploration and antiquities and biographer of American explorer John Lloyd Stephens.

From the description of John Lloyd Stephens collection, 1946-1947. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58780003

Author, explorer; expeditions to Mexico, 1931-1933; Ecuador, Upper Amazon, Galápagos Islands, 1934-1936; Honduras, Mosquito Coast, Guatemala, 1937-1938: Northern Panama, 1940; Colombia, Amazon, Peru, 1947-1948; West Indies, 1949-1950; Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, 1953; director Inca Highway Expedition for American Geographic Society, 1953-1955; dir. Roman roads expedition, North Africa, Jordania, Italy, 1962-1965; author of 48 books.

From the description of Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen papers, 1932-1954 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166787

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Subjects:

  • Jicaque Indians
  • Indian roads--Maps
  • Roads, Prehistoric--Maps
  • Miskito Indians
  • Mayas--History
  • Explorers--Biography
  • Mayas
  • Aztecs--History
  • Aztecs
  • Indians of North America
  • Inca roads--Maps

Occupations:

  • Authors

Places:

  • South America (as recorded)
  • Yucatán Peninsula (as recorded)
  • Central America (as recorded)
  • Galapagos Islands (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • Central America (as recorded)
  • Central America (as recorded)
  • Galápagos Islands (as recorded)
  • Latin America (as recorded)
  • Latin America (as recorded)
  • Andes Region (as recorded)